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Feb 15, 2019

Accelerated Ambitions: Employability, Coaching, Skills, Localism

Accelerated Ambitions: A Comprehensive Plan for Boosting Productivity through Employability, Qualifications & Skills, Matching Local Jobs to Talent, plus world class Coaching and Developing a Exceptional Work Ethic

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Feb 15, 2019

Emphasising Employability: Self Motivation and Work Ethic

Emphasising Employability: Self Motivation and Work Ethic. Developing the traits Employers Love

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Feb 15, 2019

Localism Agenda: Matching Skills Suppliers With Local Employers

Localism Agenda: Matching Regional Suppliers of Top Technical Talent with the Skills Shortage Needs of Local Businesses

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Feb 15, 2019

High Quality Coaching: Developing Confidence and Ambition by Mentoring

High Quality Coaching:High Quality Coaching: Developing Confidence and Ambition through Mentoring

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Feb 11, 2019

Engineering Interview Tips: Time to Prove Are You Exceptional

Engineering Interview Tips: All your work so far is really aimed at one thing-getting you to interview. Having put so much effort into your preparation, you’ll want to perform at your best-Here’s how…

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Jan 17, 2019

Visibility Lean Manufacturing

Visibility Lean Manufacturing: This is the preferred management style. Managers and other employees are encouraged to get out and about on the shop floor or wherever the work takes place

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Jan 17, 2019

Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a methodology that focusses on process improvement as a means to improve quality, through defect reduction. Pioneered by Motorola, Six Sigma is used widely in manufactung.

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Jan 17, 2019

Costing Considerations and Cost Reductions

Costing Considerations are an important part of product development. Getting them right is quite simply the difference between market success and failure. We take a look at the key considerations.

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Jan 17, 2019

Costing Design Ideas Inc. Suppliers and Manufacturing Processes

Costing Design ideas: Practice estimating the cost of manufactured components by costing ideas early. If you have an internal buyer, tap into and spread their knowledge. If not, use regular suppliers

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Jan 07, 2019

Managing Research and Development: Practical Tips for Managing R&D

Managing Research and Development: Here you will find some practical R&D considerations, tips and hints, regarding practical implementation and the relevance to small manufacturers.

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Dec 29, 2018

3D Printing Materials: Selecting the Right Option for Great Components

3D Printing Materials: Selecting the Right Option for Great Components. Fully Understand the range of options available from polymers to metals

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Dec 29, 2018

3D Printing Jigs, Fixtures, Gauges and Manufacturing Tools

3D Printing Jigs, Fixtures, Gauges and Manufacturing Tools. How Production-based SMEs can justify and use 3D Printers

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Dec 01, 2018

Meet the Director Manufacturing

Meet the Director Manufacturing Specialist Mark Lynch, Advice Manufacturing Founder. See my experiences across industry sectors and professional credentials, which underpin our thinking and principles

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Oct 16, 2018

Supplier Selection and Evaluation: Supply Chains and SMEs

Supplier Selection and Evaluation: Supply Chains and SMEs. Supply Chain Management, Analysis and Approval

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Sep 26, 2018

MSc or MBA: Choosing the More Appropriate Qualification for You

MSc or MBA: There are a number of distinct personal and business advantages of obtaining formal technical qualifications. As such, they are well worth engineers’ striving for.

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Sep 15, 2018

Professional Registration Engineering Council: The Engineering Council

Professional Registration Engineering Council: 36 institutions are licensing bodies of the ECUK. It regulates the engineering profession and maintains standards, particularly in competence and ethics.

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Sep 15, 2018

Engineering Career Routes - Academic and Vocational Paths

Engineering Career Routes: There are broadly speaking, academic and vocational routes to a fulfilling engineering career. They are both valid and valuable, and badly needed by industry.

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Sep 13, 2018

Review of 'How to find your Ideal Engineering Job' by Mark Lynch

This is a sensible and practical guide for success at every step of job hunting. Highly accessible, it effectively motivates and informs in an excellently

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Sep 13, 2018

Review of 'Successfully Managing your Engineering Career' by Mark Lynch

Clear, engaging, informative, fabulously rich. An effective way to get motivated, get organised and get informed for the career you want to lead. As a

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Sep 09, 2018

Salaries and Engineer Shortage

Salaries and Engineer Shortage: How Engineers Can Earn More

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Sep 09, 2018

Technical Qualifications Benefits: Personal and Business Advantages

Technical Qualifications Benefits: There are a number of distinct personal and business advantages of obtaining formal technical qualifications. As such, they are well worth engineers’ striving for.

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Sep 05, 2018

3D Printing Manufacturing Methods Techniques, Processes, Technologies

3D Printing Manufacturing Methods: There has been a lot reported about 3D Printing, both within industry and in the media. Let’s separate the hype from what’s useful to engineers and manufacturers.

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Aug 29, 2018

Lean Manufacturing Outsourcing: Make or Buy? Broader Considerations

Lean Manufacturing Outsourcing: Should I make or should I buy? It’s a common question manufacturers routinely have to grapple with. It’s a decision of significant importance to remain competitive.

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Aug 29, 2018

Make or Buy? Outsourcing Considerations for Small Manufacturers

Make or Buy: Should I make or should I buy? It’s a common question manufacturers routinely have to grapple with. It’s a decision of significant importance if they are to remain competitive.

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Aug 26, 2018

Development Processes and Procedures: Best Performing Manufacturers 4:

Development Processes and Procedures: What the Best Performing Manufacturers Do - 4: Simple processes and procedures, working to a plan, managing risks, project management

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Aug 26, 2018

Strong Communication: What the Best Performing Manufacturers Do 3:

Strong Communication: What the Best Performing Manufacturers Do - 3: process visibility, relevance to all business teams, how to move at pace

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Aug 26, 2018

Cross-Functional Team: What the Best Performing Manufacturers Do 2

Cross-Functional Team: What the Best Performing Manufacturers Do - 2: Approval gates and reviews, resourcing, access to facilities and tools

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Apr 01, 2018

Case study of the PDCA cycle

One of the best case study of the PDCA cycle I found here: http://smartmanagement.info/world-class-manufacturing/pdca-industrial-case-study/

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Apr 01, 2018

Best lean process techniques for improving business

Lean process improvement deeply analysis all data , check keys point for increasing your business .It best tool for each sector like as Mining Sector,

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Feb 24, 2018

Engineering Degree Apprenticeships:

Engineering Degree Apprenticeships: The Best of a University Education and High Quality Vocational Training

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Feb 19, 2018

Future Manufacturing Factory: AMRC Factory 2050

Future Manufacturing Factory: AMRC Factory 2050. Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. Collaborative Research Solving Real World Problems using Industry 4.0 Technologies

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Feb 13, 2018

Apprenticeship Levy Engineering Business Full Explanation

Apprenticeship Levy Engineering Business Full Explanation - What they are, how they work and the all you need to know to benefit your small business

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Feb 12, 2018

Theory of Constraints Engineers Guide to Removing Bottlenecks in SMEs

Theory of Constraints Engineers Guide to Removing Bottlenecks in SMEs, pioneered by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt. Theory of Constraints TOC is ideal for SME manufacturers and engineering consultants to identify and eliminate those limiting factors in production or operations

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Feb 10, 2018

Manufacturing Sites That Matter

Manufacturing Sites That Matter: Take a look at this range of hand-picked websites that come highly recommended to provide expertise vital for manufacturing success

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Feb 10, 2018

Interesting Engineers

Interesting Engineers: Making a difference in society & doing interesting stuff. Let's get more youngsters in the profession & galvanize the public!

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Jan 02, 2018

Manufacturing and Management Consulting: Quickly Solve Business Problems & Grow

Manufacturing and Management Consulting: Helping you quickly solve problems, improve performance and grow, with our expertise

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Jan 02, 2018

Human Factors: Professional Design Expertise and Strategic Business Benefits

Human Factors: Designers can add value to capital goods used in engineering applications. Improved products perform better, look better and ultimately possess competitive advantage over rivals

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Jan 02, 2018

Remanufacturing business help: Returning products to the original specification

Remanufacturing business help: Returning used products to their original specification and performance. Repair, restore and replace worn product parts.

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Jan 02, 2018

Gemba

Gemba is related to management by sight. Japanese in origin, it means ‘the real place’. In Lean Manufacturing, the Gemba refers to the place where the work actually takes place.

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Jan 02, 2018

Automation for Small Manufacturers: Step-Change Production Improvements

Automation for Small Manufacturers: Automation involves using computerized control systems for the efficient production of products or processing of materials. It typically assists Lean Manufacturing

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